Tag Archives: comission


Germany should fully phase out coal by 2038: commission

01 January, 2019 11:15 am 11:15 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany should shut down its last coal-fired power plant by 2038 at the latest, a government-appointed commission said early on Saturday as part of a roadmap laying out an accelerated phase-out of the polluting fuel. Commission sources told Reuters the body agreed a total of 40 billion euros (£34.6 billion) should be … Read More

Italy budget deal threatens EU push over fiscal rules: Weidmann

12 December, 2018 10:01 am 10:01 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – A compromise Italy reached with EU authorities on its 2019 budget weakens Brussels’ hand in pressing members of the euro zone to stick to the bloc’s fiscal rules, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said. “The original promise to cut the deficit has been compromised,” Weidmann told the Welt am Sonntag newspaper. “It makes … Read More